|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1914|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1997|
Elpha Eura Rea was born April 7, 1914 in Arkansas City, Arkansas (Desha County), daughter of Joseph Henry 'Joe' Rea and Etha Cordelia Brown.
The 1920 Federal Census for Henryetta Ward 2, Oklahoma (Okmulgee County) shows Elpha Eura Rea, age 5, born in Arkansas; living with her father, Joseph Henry Rea, a laborer, age 35, born in Arkansas; and her mother, Etha Cordelia, age 27, born in Arkansas. Also living in the household were Elpha's siblings: Eula Esta, age 10; and Erin, age 3 years 10 months; both born in Arkansas. In addition, Etha's mother, Mary Tinsley Brown, a widow, age 63, born in Arkansas, was living with the family.
The 1930 Federal Census for Muskogee, Oklahoma (Muskogee County) shows Elpha Rea, age 16, born in Arkansas; living with her father, Joseph H. Rea, a laborer in a packing house, age 44, born in Arkansas; and her mother Etha C., age 38, born in Arkansas. Also living in the family were Elpha's siblings: Eula, age 20; Erin, age 14; and James J., age 8; all born in Arkansas except the last child, James, who was born in Oklahoma.
Elpha married Morris F. Partlow, who was born April 6, 1912 in Oklahoma, son of Frank D. Partlow (1870-1935) and Phebe Adella 'Della' Wilson (1873-1933).
The 1940 Federal Census for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) shows Elpha E. Partlow, age 25, born in Arkansas; and her husband, Morris F. Partlow, a billing clerk in a produce house, age 27, born in Oklahoma. Living with them was one child, Carolyn Partlow, age 1, born in Oklahoma.
Morris died November 18, 1969 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) and was buried in the Sunny Lane Cemetery in Del City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County). Elpha died November 30, 1997 in Bakersfield, California and was buried in Sunny Lane Cemetery beside her husband.
Joseph Henry Rea (1884 - 1934)
Etha Cordelia Brown Rea (1891 - 1974)
Morris F. Partlow (1912 - 1969)*
Eula Sue Rea Whitacre (1909 - 1991)*
Elpha Eura Rea Partlow (1914 - 1997)
Erin Robert Vance Rea (1916 - 1991)*
Sunny Lane Cemetery
Plot: Section 11
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92012325